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Controversy was the key element of the build-up to GFC 4’s event in Dubai on Thursday night. Badr Hari’s first scheduled opponent resisted initial attempts to get him out of the fight before being booted by GFC and replaced with a stand-in who took the fight on 24 hours notice, with predictable results. Badr Hari (104-12, 90 KO's) was, unsurprisingly, victorious in the main event of Global Fighting Championship 4 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday night. The Dutch-Moroccan former K-1 hea read news >>

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Spike TV and Bellator MMA announced on Thursday a lineup of original programming leading up to Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar. read news >>

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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman played the role of hero on Thursday by saving the life of his 94-year-old neighbor who fell through a glass table and suffered a serious head wound. The neighbor was home alone. read news >>

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Chris Weidman found the life of a stranger in his hands Thursday morning. The 30-year-old mixed martial artist champion was going about his preparations for the day when he suddenly found himself frantically working to save the life of his 94-year-old neighbor. MMAFighting.com’s Shaun Al-Shatti brings us the story of Weidman’s desperate attempts to stabilize an elderly woman who would have surely perished had the fighter not heard her cries for help. Weidman told the story to Al-Shatti, explaini read news >>

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Watch the Bellator 129 weigh-ins streaming live on MMAWeekly.com on Thursday at 6 p.m. ET. read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring World Series of Fighting president Ray Sefo and Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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A typical Thursday afternoon quickly turned dire for Chris Weidman, as the UFC's middleweight champion found himself alone fighting against the clock to save the life of an elderly neighbor who had begun bleeding profusely from several wounds outside of her home after tumbling through a glass table. "I was supposed to go pick up Stephen Thompson and his brother at the airport, Laguardia, this morning," Weidman explained to MMAFighting.com. "I was supposed to pick them up but their flight was lat read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Controversy and Badr Hari go together like ketchup and fries. No surprise then that the build-up to his latest combative venture, headlining tomorrow’s GFC 4 event in Dubai, has been less than plain sailing. Allegations emerged that his team tried to buy Patrice Quarteron into pulling out of the fight, so he could be replaced with a different opponent. Quarteron made a video slating Hari (in French) and calling him “a bitch”. Now Quarteron finds himself off the card and Hari faces a replacement read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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After live tweeting a standoff with Orange County police on Thursday, UFC and Strikeforce veteran Jason "Mayhem" Miller was eventually taken into custody and arrested for a total of four charges. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former UFC featherweight Josh Grispi, 25, was indicted Thursday on a range of additional charges stemming from two August domestic dispite incidents where he arrested twice in just a matter of days. "The Fluke" is alleged to have physically abused his wife and used his dog to attack her, among a range of other alleged crimes. Grispi, who is currently being held on $200,000 bail related to those incidents (which include four counts of improper storage of a large-capacity firearm near minor, three read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former mixed martial arts fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller was arrested on Thursday by members of the Orange Country Sheriff's Department following a three-hour standoff with police, of which Miller live-tweeted throughout. Miller (28-9, 1 NC), who last fought in May 2012 at UFC 146, had an outstanding felony arrest warrant on three counts of alleged domestic violence, stalking, and violation of a court order, which led to the standoff. Miller's bizarre actions throughout the afternoon also resulte read news >>

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